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bipolar

1. having two poles
2. relating to or found at the North and South Poles
3. (of a transistor) utilizing both majority and minority charge carriers
4. Psychiatry suffering from bipolar manic-depressive disorder

bipolar

[bī′pō·lər]
(science and technology)
Having two poles.
Capable of assuming positive or negative values, such as an electric charge, or pertaining to a quantity with this property, such as a bipolar transistor.

bipolar

(electronics)

bipolar

(communications)
In digital transmission, an electrical line signalling method where the mark value alternates between positive and negative polarities.

See also AMI.